Hooker Mike Sherry will make his first start for Munster since November 2013 in the pre-season game against Connacht at Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland international hooker Mike Sherry will make his first appearance for Munster in almost two years in Friday night’s pre-season game against Conn(...)

Paul O’Connell has played 103 Test matches for Ireland since 2002. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Contrary to reports suggesting Paul O’Connell could retire after next year’s World Cup, his central IRFU contract has him bound to play for Munster a(...)

Robbie Henshaw has been made available for Connacht’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets in Galway this weekend
Henshaw set for Connacht return
  • Pro12
  • November 26, 2014, 20:01

Connacht have been handed a timely boost with Robbie Henshaw being made available for Saturday’s crunch Pro12 clash with Scarlets at the Sportsground.(...)

Connacht prop Rodney Ah You: trained with the Ireland squad during the week. Photo: Robert Perry/Inpho

Nathan White’s misfortune in sustaining a tendon injury in his arm that will keep him sidelined for up to 16 weeks brings sharply into focus the perf(...)

Nathan White out for up to 16 weeks with ruptured tendon in his arm. Photograph: Inpho

Nathan White’s ruptured tendon in his upper arm and James Cronin’s ankle injury bring the Irish propping crisis up to epidemic proportions.It was rev(...)

 Bundee Aki will debut for Connacht against Ospreys. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam has been forced into nine changes ahead of Friday night’s meeting with Ospreys (7.35pm), with Bundee Aki set to debut at Libert(...)

Jared Payne returns from injury for Ulster’s Guinness Pro12 clash against Edinburgh at Ravenhill on Friday night.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ulster have made 10 changes to the side that lost away to Zebre last weekend for Friday night’s Guinness Pro12 home game against Edinburgh at Ravenhil(...)

The Connacht duo of Kieran Marmion and Rodney Ah You after making their debuts in the first Test against Argentina  at Estadio Centenario in Resistencia. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In stark contrast to the weekly workload of his Connacht career over the last couple of seasons, Kieran Marmion has had to bide his time with Ireland.(...)

 Eoin Griffin celebrates with Connacht’s first try scorer Matt Healy during the RaboDirect Pro12 game against Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground in Galway.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 15 Cardiff 22: Cardiff won in Ireland for the first time in 16 months as they came from behind to beat Connacht 22-15 at the Sportsground.The(...)

Connacht’s Rodney Ah You  tackles Elliot Dee of Newport Gwent Dragons during the RaboDirect Pro 12 game at Rodney Parade. Photograph:  Huw Evans/Inpho

Newport Gwent Dragons 8 Connacht 24: John Muldoon scored two tries as Connacht be(...)